Angela Bassett is officially set to return for AMERICAN HORROR STORY: HOTEL. She joins Lady Gaga, Matt Bomer, Sarah Paulson, Kathy Bates, Evan Peters, Chloe Sevigny, Wes Bentley, and Cheyenne Jackson in the fifth season of the FX series created by Ryan Murphy. Murphy tweeted out the announcement of Bassett returning to the series. She starred in the fourth season AMERICAN HORROR STORY: FREAK SHOW. Although the story is being kept under wraps, the upcoming season will reportedly change the structure of the series. It will be the first season without Jessica Lange in a lead role.
Known for her roles in Malcolm X and Boys n The Hood, Bassett is set to star in the upcoming thriller London Has Fallen.
Bassett is repped by Gersh and Lighthouse Entertainment.
Lou Chase | Staff Writer